Meetings & Events

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Facebook Live: “La prevención y los exámenes de detección de cáncer colorrectal
March 29, 2017, 1:30–2:30 pm ET
Please join CRCHD’s Sandra San Miguel, M.S. and Dr. Elmer Huerta, Director of the Cancer Preventorium at the Washington Cancer Institute, MedStar Washington Hospital Center for a discussion about colorectal cancer prevention and screening. This event will be NCI’s first ever Spanish-language Facebook Live.

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 
April 1 – 5, 2017
Washington, D.C. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center

NCI-Sponsored Session
April 5, 10:15–11:45am: NCI Funding Opportunities to Increase Diversity in Cancer Research
Please join CRCHD to learn about Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Program funding opportunities. This session will be in Room 140, Level 1 at the Washington Convention Center. 

Meet the Experts Sessions

  • April 2, 2:15pm: Dr. Tiffany Wallace, NCI Funding Opportunities for Cancer Health Disparities Research
  • April 3, 11:00am: Ms. Sandra San Miguel, National Outreach Network Cancer Outreach to Diverse Populations
  • April 4, 11:45am: Dr. Anil Wali, Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program

Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) Session
April 4, 3:00–5:00 PM: MICR Forum: Academic Relevance: Mission Driven Career
CRCHD Director, Dr. Sanya A. Springfield, will co-chair this session that will allow attendees to learn about and discuss the process of developing a career in academia and beyond that is both translational and transformative. This session will be in Room 140, Level 1 at the Washington Convention Center. 

Visit the NCI at AACR 2017 page to learn more about these sessions and other NCI participation at AACR 2017.

Tenth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved
September 25 – 28, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting
November 4 – 8, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia World Congress Center

Past Social Media Events

Facebook Live: “Talking About Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Screening”

On March 7, 2017, Dr. LeeAnn Bailey, Chief of CRCHD's Integrated Networks Branch along with Dr. James Zabora and Mr. Theron Scott of the Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center discussed colorectal cancer prevention and screening.

Past Meetings & Events

  • Updated: March 22, 2017